January 18, 2014 *7:00PM
Chicago Academy for the Arts
Jesse Langen, guitar, and Carrie Henneman Shaw
Perform newly composed experimental works for soprano and guitar
With premieres of new works by Jenna Lyle, Morgan Krauss, Neal Markowski, Kasia Szczech, alongside electric guitar works by Fausto Romitelli and Chris Fisher-Lochhead.
February 13, 2014 *7:30PM
Southwest State University
Campus Religious Center
Marshall, MN *Free event
February 14, 2014 *6:00-7:00PM
Antonello Hall, Macphail Center for Music
Suggested donation: $10
Daniel Rieppel, piano, and Shaw
Music about Love for Grown-ups
A short pre-dinner program of songs, including the Minnesota premiere of Jocelyn Hagen's new song cycle 'Kiss' with poetry by Minneapolis poet Julia Klatt Singer. Also on the program are songs by Debussy, Schubert, and jazz-influenced composer Dana Wilson, with piano solo music by Liszt.
Reception provided by the April Fool Virtual Bakery!
February 28, 2014 Noon
Lunchtime Concert Series
March 1, 2014 *8PM
The Baroque Room
At the Loom
John West, recorder and composer
Marc Levine, baroque violin
Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano
Tulio Rondón, viola da gamba
Tami Morse, harpsichord
At the Loom—a new program for high voice, recorder, violin, and basso continuo—includes music from the 16th century to present day in an attempt to construct a cohesive narrative, whose subject, The Odyssey's Penelope, was near-voiceless in her original form. This program, including new music written for it, attempts to retell her story.
March 6, 2014 *7:30PM (10:30am education program)
Antonello Hall, Macphail Center for Music
$15 general admission
$10 students and members of Minnesota Public Radio, Walker Art Center, American Composers Forum, and Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul
The French Connection
Ensemble 61 presents an evening of French and American music, featuring French contemporary masters alongside esteemed composers from our own backyard. In addition to works by French composers Oliver Messiaen, Tristan Murail and Bruno Mantovani, the concert includes American composers Anthony Cheung and Alvin Lucier plus local luminaries Mary Ellen Childs and Kirsten Broberg.
March 14 & 15, 2014 *8PM
Pacific Opera Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia
March 17 & 18, 2014 *7:30PM
Morgan Library and Museum
New York City, NY
Boston Early Music Festival presents a Charpentier double-bill, La descente d'Orphée aux Enfers and La couronne des fleurs
Aaron Sheehan as Orphée
March 29, 2014 *7:30PM
St. Paul, MN
Bach Society of Minnesota presents Bach and Vivaldi.
Nothing says “Glorious” quite like these two Baroque giants. The Bach Society Chorus and Orchestra come together to present two of Vivaldi’s choral works including his ever-popular Gloria, Bach’s Concerto in E for violin, and Bach’s transcription for harpsichord of one of Vivaldi's concertos.
April 10-13, 2014
Zeitgeist's Early Music Festival: George Crumb
Studio Z, St. Paul
Shaw performs Madrigals Book I and selections from his American songbooks.
Zeitgeist’s Fourth Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of composer George Crumb. A living legend, Crumb’s music has joyously challenged our ears, embraced new artistic possibilities and continues to shape American music today. Join us as we celebrate Crumb’s musical contributions with a four-day festival of performances, dialogue and exploration.
April 12, 2014 *8PM
The Baroque Room, St. Paul
Glorious Revolution Baroque
with guest artist David Douglass
Crossbows: Italian and German Baroque music for two violins along with rarely heard songs by German Baroque composer Adam Krieger
Sunday, April 13, 2014 *3PM
St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church
2175 1st St.
White Bear Lake, MN
With the Elm Ensemble choir and orchestra
Joshua Messner, conductor
A Cuban Requiem from the 18th century
A powerful program of music from Latin America, including the US premiere of the exquisite Requiem Mass by Cuban composer Esteban Salas (1729-1803) and moving lamentations from Guatemalan manuscripts, all performed by one of the Twin Cities’ most dynamic new choral ensembles.
April 25-26, 2014
Northwestern University New Music Conference
Quince Vocal Ensemble, joined by Carrie Henneman Shaw and Nathalie Colas, sing pieces for vocal quintet by Amanda Feery, Jonathan Sokol, and Morgan Krauss.
May 4, 2014 Time TBA
Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN
Grand Symphonic Winds with guest soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw perform Dana Wilson's song cycle for concert band and soprano 'How Very Close'.
Cleveland International Guitar Festival
Shaw with Nigel North, lutes
May 30, 2014 *2 to 5PM
Cleveland Institute of Music Studio 113
May 31, 2014 *4PM
CIM Mixon Hall
North and Shaw present a program of Renaissance lute song.